Samsung’s Record-Breaking Streak Is Ending. Blame Its Memory.

Samsung’s Record-Breaking Streak Is Ending. Blame Its Memory.

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them.__________ Falling chip costs have minimize into Samsung’s margins and put an finish to virtually two years of accelerating earnings. The Korean know-how firm has forecast that its working earnings for the second quarter of 2018 […]

South Korea Must Offer Civilian Alternatives to Military Service, Court Rules

South Korea Must Offer Civilian Alternatives to Military Service, Court Rules

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the federal government to introduce civilian types of service for conscientious objectors, sparing a whole bunch of younger males from going to jail every year for refusing to serve within the navy for causes of conscience or non secular beliefs. In a landmark determination, […]

Mattis, in South Korea, Affirms ‘Ironclad’ Alliance Despite Halt to Drills

Mattis, in South Korea, Affirms ‘Ironclad’ Alliance Despite Halt to Drills

SEOUL, South Korea — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis began Thursday morning ensconced in conferences with high-ranking Chinese army officers in Beijing, navigating a skinny line between relationship-building and army posturing. By the afternoon he was standing beside his South Korean counterpart in Seoul, reaffirming a dedication to one of many United States’ closest allies […]

Mexican Soccer Fans’ New Champions: The South Korean Squad

Mexican Soccer Fans’ New Champions: The South Korean Squad

Germany’s World Cup loss meant Mexico would reside to struggle one other day — and followers had South Korea to thank. By Tiffany May and Su-Hyun Lee ImageSouth Korean consul common to Mexico, Byoung-Jin Han, celebrating with grateful Mexican followers exterior the Korea embassy in Mexico City, Mexico, Wednesday.CreditJames Wagner/The New York Times South Korea’s […]

U.S. Military Prepares to Receive Soldier’s Remains from North Korea

U.S. Military Prepares to Receive Soldier’s Remains from North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — More than six many years after the tip of the Korean War, the American army is getting ready for the stays of a few of its troopers killed within the battle to finally return home. On Saturday, the United States army in South Korea mentioned it had moved 100 wood coffins […]

Kim Jong-pil, Political Kingmaker in South Korea, Dies at 92

Kim Jong-pil, Political Kingmaker in South Korea, Dies at 92

Mr. Kim graduated from the nationwide army academy in 1948, two years earlier than the outbreak of the Korean War, throughout which he served as an intelligence officer. He turned a pal of Park Chung-hee, a fellow military officer who, in 1961, would seize management of the nation in a army coup. Mr. Kim, who […]

South Korea Draws Inspiration From 2002. Ah, but So Does Mexico.

South Korea Draws Inspiration From 2002. Ah, however So Does Mexico.

Layún added: “He said they knew how to attack, how to defend, everybody the same way. That made them a hard team, precisely because they played as a team.” When Mexico performed Germany on the Confederations Cup final summer time, it managed the ball and nonetheless misplaced, Four-1. When the groups met once more of […]

North and South Korea Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

North and South Korea Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea agreed to carry momentary reunions in August of households separated by the Korean War, officers stated on Friday, an indication of bettering ties between the nations. The officers stated that 100 older residents from every nation would meet with a whole lot of relations from the opposite […]

Pentagon Suspends Major War Game With South Korea

Pentagon Suspends Major War Game With South Korea

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon introduced on Monday that it was suspending a serious navy train with South Korea that President Trump had criticized as a waste of cash. The resolution to cancel — at the very least for now — the large-scale, long-planned Ulchi Freedom Guardian train set for August had been anticipated after Mr. […]

U.K. Government Backs Bill to Make ‘Upskirting’ a Crime

U.Ok. Government Backs Bill to Make ‘Upskirting’ a Crime

LONDON — Gina Martin was at a live performance in London final 12 months, ready excitedly for her favourite band to return on stage, when a person standing close by with whom she had chatted briefly instantly rubbed himself towards her and positioned his cellphone between her legs. She rapidly realized that he had taken […]